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AbbVie Senior Financial Analyst in North Chicago, Illinois

Senior Financial Analyst

USA, Illinois, Lake County



Requisition #1908474

The Senior Financial Analyst supports AbbVie’s North Chicago manufacturing operations. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills with finance and non-finance personnel, and a passion for working collaboratively to drive and encourage continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead Plant P/L performance through collaboration with business unit section manager(s), providing direct financial support and analytics for newly developed product (Orilissa)

  • Facilitate the development and execution of AbbVie Planning cycles (Standard Cost Development, Long Range Planning, Forecast) and driving business results

  • Develop monthly LBE’s (Forecast), ensuring finance/operations alignment on strategic business initiatives and changes

  • Proactively manage business unit P/L performance; identifying potential risks and mitigation strategies to achieve targets

  • Support the operations team in the development of the plant Long Range Planning strategy

  • Perform monthly variance analysis to plan and forecast; presenting financial performance of production business unit to plant’s operations and finance management

  • Develop cost standards and annual financial plan for production business unit(s); develop year-to-year cost change analysis for product(s) supported

  • Identify and implement key projects/processes growing operational and financial efficiencies, improving plant and business unit performance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • At least 4 years of finance/accounting experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and social skills

  • Strong multi-tasking abilities


  • Experience in a manufacturing setting (plant cost accounting and/or operations)

  • Experience with SAP in a plant environment

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance

  • Learns, fast, grasps the “essence” and can change the course quickly where indicated

  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement

  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures and manages innovation to reality

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC